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Music Tour of Austria and Bavaria

Private tour
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9 days
3 cities
3nights

Vienna, Austria

Discover the remarkable capital of Austria, often referred to as the City of Music is worth at least three days of your trip. The birthplace of Viennese Waltz has a lot to offer. Start your sightseeing with a visit to the most popular palace of the city - Hofburg Imperial Palace, then make your way to the fancy Vienna State Opera and Belvedere Palace, where you see the stunning two Baroque palaces. Don’t forget to see the Saint Stephan’s Cathedral - Stephansdom. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to the European capital of music - charming Vienna! Upon arrival, you check in to the hotel in the very heart of the city.

    The rest of the day is free for you to either relax or start exploring glorious Vienna on your own.

    Day 2: City Tour & Vienna State Opera
    Following breakfast at the hotel, your guide takes you on a 4-hour walking tour through the downtown area of Vienna.

    You first walk through the Kärntnerstrasse, a shopping street in the pedestrian zone of the city center, to St. Stephen’s Cathedral. You continue your walk along the Graben und the Kohlmarkt, a very exquisite shopping area, to Imperial Palace Hofburg, the former winter residence of the Habsburgs. It now houses the Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum, Imperial Silver Chamber, Austrian National Library and much more.

    The next on your list is Ring avenue with its numerous magnificent buildings, such as the Museums of Fine Art and National History, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater, to name a few. During the tour you also see Neuer Markt and the Capuchin monastery.

    You also enjoy a 40-minute group tour of Vienna State Opera or Wiener Staatsoper to see many things that remain hidden from the evening audience. The tour route starts from the foyer, then you take the grand staircase to the state rooms like Tea Salon, Schwind Foyer, Marble Hall. You finally reach the auditorium to catch a look at the stage. After the tour you return to your hotel.

    In the evening we invite you to the show at Vienna State Opera. Transfers are included.

    Note: the show is not available during theater holidays in July - August.

    Day 3: Schonbrunn Palace & Vienna Woods Exploration
    After breakfast your guide and driver take you on a 4-hour touring program around the most significant sites within the boundaries and in the surrounding area of Vienna.

    During the tour you explore the Vienna Woods, which are the most eastern foothills of the Alps. You enjoy a stunning view over the city and Danube River from Kahlenberg, the highest hill in the city.

    Then you drive through the wine area in the foot of the Vienna Woods, the town of Grinzing, and learn why Vienna is called the 'Wine-Growing Capital of the World'.

    Next on your list is the magnificent Schonbrunn Palace, the former summer royal residence, that gives you a historical impression of the glorious imperial times. A highlight is a guided inside visit to the showrooms of the Palace. 

    After the tour you return to your hotel in Vienna. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    Day 4: Train to Salzburg
    Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and depart from Vienna.

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    Hotel Rathauspark
    4-star hotel
    AT, Rathausstraße 17, Vienna, 1010
    Hotel Rathauspark
    Executive Double Room Breakfast Included
    Built in 1882, this luxurious city palace marries the visionary days of the Belle Epoque with stylish 21st-century comfort – the wonderfully detailed stucco ceilings, beautiful bay windows, and spacious rooms exude a timeless elegance that is matched with state-of-the-art amenities. Each of the 41 Executive rooms and Suites has been completely refurbished and are fully air-conditioned. ... show more
    1 room / 3 nights
    $837
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    • Half Day Trip to Schönbrunn Palace & Vienna Woods
    • Evening Performance at Vienna State Opera
    • Exploring Vienna & Group Tour of the State Opera
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Vienna - Salzburg
1st Class Seat
Vienna Hbf
Vienna, Austria
2 h
Salzburg Hbf
Salzburg, Austria
2nights

Salzburg, Austria

Located on the border of Germany, Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria, dominated by churches, castles, and palaces. Among the main city sights is the glorious 17th-century Salzburg Dom Cathedral, an imposing example of monumental architecture from the days of the Early Baroque. Moreover, Salzburg is home to the birthplace of the famed composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 'Mozart Geburtshaus', set in the Old Town Altstadt. ...
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    Day 4: Arrival & Walking City Tour
    Upon arrival, you check in to your centrally located hotel. 

    The same day you meet your private guide and embark on a tour of Salzburg and the Lake Region. 

    You discover the UNESCO-listed Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg with its medieval fortress, baroque palaces and churches. You see the Getreidegasse and Mozart’s birthplace, pass by the Festival Houses where the Salzburg Festival is held every year, stroll along the narrow streets and enjoy the flair of this old city. 

    After a 3-hour tour you return back to your hotel or continue exploring Salzburg on your own.

    Day 5: Mozart Tour & Concert at Mirabell Palace
    Today you get a chance to learn about one of the greatest musical geniuses of all times - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - while visiting his hometown.

    Following breakfast your private guide-driver meets you in the hotel lobby and together you head to Mozart's Birthplace (one of the most visited museums in Austria) and then to Residence which hosts some of the furniture and musical instruments that Mozart owned. After a 3-hour tour you return to Salzburg.

    Note: the tour has limited availability during Mozart week (January 23 to February 2, 2020).

    In the evening you head to the historically significant concert hall at Mirabell Palace (located within walking distance from he thotel) to enjoy a glorious classical concert. A drink is included.

    Note: there are no concerts on Mondays

    Day 6: Departure
    Today after breakfast you check out from your hotel and have a transfer to the station.

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    IMLAUER Hotel Pitter Salzburg
    4-star hotel
    AT, Rainerstraße 6-8, Salzburg, 5020
    IMLAUER Hotel Pitter Salzburg
    Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
    Located in the heart of Salzburg, more than 150-year-old the IMLAUER Hotel Pitter offers luxurious accommodation with panoramic views. The air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, free WiFI, a minibar, and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Also, guests are welcome to enjoy a meal at the IMPLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
    $450
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    • Half Day Private Walking Tour
    • Mozart Tour in Salzburg
    • Concert at Mirabell Palace
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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Connection | Salzburg - Munich
1st Class Seat
Salzburg Hbf
Salzburg, Austria
2 h
München Hbf
Munich, Germany
3nights

Munich, Germany

The capital of Germany’s most prosperous Bavarian region, Munich is famous for its gorgeous architecture, traditional Alpine culture, and the annual Octoberfest, gathering millions of people from all over the world every year. Even if your travel dates don’t match those of Oktoberfest, we strongly suggest you try some of the world’s best beers while in Munich. The city is famous for its art galleries and museums, including Residenzmuseum hosted in the Munich Residence, that had served as a seat of government and residence of Bavarian kings from 1508 to 1918 and is now the number one attraction....
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    Day 6: Evening Performance at Bavarian State Opera
    Welcome to the magnificent capital of Bavaria! Upon arrival, you meet your driver and head to your centrally-located hotel. After check-in, you have time for rest.

    In the evening we invite you to the show at Bavarian State Opera. Transfers are included.

    Note: there are no performances in August - mid September

    Day 7: Exploring Munich & Bavarian State Opera Tour
    After breakfast, you meet your private guide and go on a fascinating 3-hour tour of Munich's beautiful old town to get an insight into the city's turbulent 850-year history.

    With its exuberant atmosphere and vitality, Munich is one of Europe's great cultural centers. Enjoy your city tour around Marien Square, Church of Our Lady and Residenz Palace. In the ancient part of the town the world-famous Hofbrauhaus, the medieval town gates, and the colorful open-air market Viktualienmarkt are waiting for you. Munich’s elegant Maximilian Street offers views at the Bavarian Parliament, Deutsches Museum and Royal Palace.

    After a lunch break you have a private guided tour of Bavarian State Opera, or Bayerische Staatsoper. Bavarian State Opera is settled in a historic opera house that is also a home of Bavarian State Orchestra and the Bavarian State Ballet.

    During a 1-hour tour you learn many essential facts about the various goings-on in the theatre, hear interesting stories about the architecture of the house and find out who were the people influenced the opera house over the last 350 years. Your route covers the Ionic Hall, the Royal Hall and the auditorium.

    After the tour, you have a transfer to our hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    Day 8: Day-trip to Neuschwanstein Castle & Bavarian Alps
    Experience a truly royal day tour of the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle which inspired Walt Disney!

    Today Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year 1.4 million people visit "the castle of the fairy-tale king". Each summer around 6,000 visitors a day stream through rooms that were initially intended for a single inhabitant. During the guided group tour of the castle, you learn about the eccentric Fairy Tale King Ludwig II, a builder of this imposing landmark, his complicated life in Bavaria at the start of the Second Reich and his life-long friendship with the composer Richard Wagner.

    On the way back to Munich, your private guide-driver can make a stop at Linderhof Palace or other beautiful sights in the picturesque region of Bavarian Alps.

    Day 9: Departure
    This is the last day of the tour, your driver meets you in the hotel lobby after breakfast. You are transferred to the airport and depart home with a handful of memorable experiences. 

    We will be happy to plan another vacation for you!

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    Hotel Excelsior
    4-star hotel
    DE, Schützenstrasse 11, Munich, 80335
    Hotel Excelsior
    Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
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    1 room / 3 nights
    $552
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    • Half Day Walking City Tour
    • Day-trip to Neuschwanstein Castle & Bavarian Alps
    • Private Tour of Bavarian State Opera
    • Evening Performance at Bavarian State Opera
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels in Vienna, Salzburg and Munich;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Evening performances at Vienna State Opera and Bavarian State Opera;
  • Evening concert at Mirabell Palace with a drink;
  • Group tour at Vienna State Opera House;
  • Private tour at Bavarian State Opera House;
  • Entrances to Schönbrunn Palace, Mozart birthplace & residence, Neuschwanstein Castle;
  • 1st class train tickets: Vienna - Salzburg, Salzburg - Munich;
  • Support line during the trip.

The tour is unavailable from July to mid-September.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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